I am not an expert woodturner (more a low lever intermediate), but my
neighbourgh douglas fir, 80' tall and 40" diameter is dead, and will be cut
My neighbourghs want me to make a bowl for each of their kids (7!) as a
The bowls will likely be salad bowl type, 10" diameter by 5" tall...
What do I do????
should I plan to have the bowls concentric with the tree (ie, the axis of
the bowl being parallel with the fibers. with the tree width, there is
plenty enough room to cut the bowl away from the pit) or the other way
Any advices wouldbe GREATLY apreciated!!!
mostly, how do I avoid cracking!
Where in the tree do I get my blanks from (I know that I do not want to be
anywhere neer the pit or the edges...), but I do not now anymore than